With the exception of the Smart Thermostat (reward available for installations after July 1, 2015), yes, replacement equipment must be installed by a professional contractor with appropriate insurance, permits and licenses. A valid Wisconsin State professional contractor’s license or credential is required.
Equipment must be installed according to all applicable building, local, state, and federal codes, standards, ordinances and regulations, and manufacturer specifications. This helps to ensure the safety and proper installation of equipment. The Focus on Energy program does not endorse nor guarantee any contractors or their work.